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Relentless as Furiosa—#FuryRoad editor Margaret Sixel slashed through 480 hours of footage shot on 135 cameras. 
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Two Hong Kong teens have developed a self-disinfecting door handle. Powered by the door's opening and closing, the handle zaps microbes using UV light.
A high-tech door handle may cut down on disease transmission, say its teen developers. The system is powered by simply opening and closing the door.
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To help clean up Hong Kong, an NGO samples DNA from street trash, generates composites of litterbugs' faces, and displays them on billboards. 
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Immersive installation uses light and electronic sounds to explore quantum information theory and particle physics. Artist Ryoji Ikeda developed the piece, "supersymmetry", as part of a +CERN residency.
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With the Turkish government failing to protect women from domestic violence, women are training to defend themselves. 
As reports of domestic violence soar, Turkish women believe self-defence classes will empower them.
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Not data visualization, but data...musicalization? Cellist composes the sound of climate change for string quartet.
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Make room on your family tree for Australopithecus deyiremeda, a new human ancestor species that lived 3.3-3.5 million years ago. 
Curator Discovers New Human Ancestor Species. Posted: May 27, 2015. A new relative joins “Lucy” on the human family tree. An international team of scientists, led by Curator of Physical Anthropology Dr. Yohannes Haile-Selassie, has discovered a 3.3 to 3.5 million-year-old new human ancestor ...
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How do geologists fare in film representation? Rarely female. High fatality rate. Usually not as evil as physicists. 
By: Erik Sturkell, Axel Sjöqvist, Lennart Björklund and Andreas Johnsson. When geologists gather for a beer after work or around a campfire after a long day in the field, the conversation sometimes turns to how our profession is portrayed on film. Are geologists heroes or villains?
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H3N2 dog flu is spreading, cases confirmed in 12 U.S. states. Most are in Illinois, with about 1,000 dogs infected. 
Most dog flu cases have been seen in Illinois, where an estimated 1,000 dogs contracted a strain called H3N2.
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When fossil analysis was celebrated in cartoons—William Buckland and his extinct hyena subjects, in Kirkdale Cave.

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A 19th century geologist and minister investigates a prehistoric cave full of hyena bones in his native England.
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Pandas' massive molars make short work of tough, low-nutrient bamboo. Their digestive systems and gut flora? Not so much. 
Adding to their extinction woes, study finds pandas have a carnivorous digestive system and lack the gut flora for extracting maximum energy from plants
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American entomophagists: rejoice! Here's a list of restaurants, shops, & festivals across 15 U.S. states, with bugs on the menu.

http://www.entomophagy.com/

Image: Grilled Palm Maggots, Ecuador by Guttorm Flatabø (CC BY-SA 3.0)
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I'm inclined to print that list just to know what restaurants to avoid.
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  • American Museum of Natural History
    Science Bulletins, Writer/Producer, 2011 - present
    Write and produce the News videos, monthly updates covering the latest research in biodiversity, astrophysics, earth and climate events, and human health and evolution.
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